Criteria will vary depending on the category(s) you entered. You can enter multiple categories. First entry is $325 and each subsequent entry is $275 (during our early-bird special, the first entry is $275 and each subsequent entry is $225). Additionally, you can enter the CPE Distinguished Achievement Awards as well at the lower rate. You will be asked to upload a variety of materials. Please see complete instructions on the individual category entry forms. Please send any questions to jessica.fiur@cpe-mhn.com or call 212.977.0041 ext. 3420.

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to projects repurposed from commercial or industrial to multifamily and demonstrating outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s reconception, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020. 

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily property that has incorporated unique amenities that appeal to their specific demographic of residents. The amenities can include cutting-edge technology, sustainable features or any other aspect that makes their property stand out. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any real estate broker who has executed a large, strategic or creative deal in 2020. This can include single properties or portfolios. 

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily investment advisory firm’s local or regional office that has demonstrated exceptional performance in 2020. Entries will be judged based on the office’s overall achievements. 

Criteria: This category is open to any company that has helped its surrounding community, be it through a volunteer program, helping during the COVID pandemic, local support or involvement, or any other number of measures. This will focus on the efforts made in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any development company demonstrating excellence in multifamily, including sound development practices, a solid business plan with strong financial decision making, and a positive influence on the locations where it develops, preferably also reflecting innovation, creativity and efficiency. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020. 

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives for affordable housing. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives for workforce housing. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to newly constructed multifamily projects that demonstrate outstanding execution of the developer’s functional and aesthetic objectives to target a specific demographic. The judges will discuss the project’s architecture, curb appeal, space planning and unit layouts, and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to new developments completed in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any high-level executive at a company that owns, invests in, develops and/or manages multifamily housing; an individual who has shown outstanding leadership and taken the organization to new heights. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any on-site apartment worker who has demonstrated exceptional performance in terms of resident and company satisfaction. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily property that has gone above and beyond to promote sustainability in 2020.

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily property that has a unique or thoughtful interior design that appeals to the residents. The judges will discuss the project's appeal, space planning, layouts and awareness of target demographic/market Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any on-site leasing agent who has a proven track record of increasing a community’s occupancy and rental rates. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily marketing campaign for an existing property or portfolio (rental or for-sale) or new property lease-up or sales program that has proven results. Judges will evaluate if the goals of the campaign were met, the execution and the results. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily marketing director who has demonstrated outstanding achievement with their overall marketing strategy (at a property or portfolio level), has increased ROI or has led effective campaigns. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily marketing program for an existing property or portfolio (rental or for-sale) or new property lease-up or sales program that has proven results. Judges will evaluate the overall strategy, how the campaigns were monitors and adjusted, ROI improvement and total improvement (which can include leads, leases, etc.). Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

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$275.00 - 325.00

This category is open to any exceptional multifamily property that has demonstrated outstanding performance in operations and resident satisfaction. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020. 

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This special award is open to anyone who went out of their way for their residents or staff during the COVID-19 pandemic--whether that was getting groceries for residents in need, thinking of ways to have virtual resident events to keep spirits up, working individually with residents who couldn't afford rent due to job loss, or anything else that made people's lives better during 2020. 

Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily management company (either third-party or owner-managed) that has a proven track record of operational excellence and resident satisfaction. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any on-site apartment community manager who has demonstrated exceptional performance in terms of occupancy, resident retention and/or satisfaction as well as performance and maintenance of the property. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to anyone 40 or under who is active in the multifamily sector (investors, managers, marketing managers, developers, asset managers, financiers, etc.). They may be new to the industry or a longtime member, but they are moving through the ranks, accomplishing exciting things—a star on the rise! Company principals do not qualify. Entries will be judged on 2020 accomplishments.

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily property that has incorporated social media effectively in their property management strategies. This can be based across one social media platform or several. Judges will look to see if the tone appeals to the specific community as well as deliverables such as audience engagement, lease conversions, etc. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily property that has incorporated unique or cutting-edge technology that appeals to their specific demographic of residents, or to technology companies that have developed new products for multifamily companies or properties. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

Criteria:  This category will showcase a well-executed and/or prominent multifamily investment sales or financing transaction that demonstrates a good value for all parties involved. The judges will look at deals closed in 2020. 

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily or mixed-use project that’s on the boards waiting to be built, and it’s also open to exceptional projects that will never be built due to changing market conditions. Purely conceptual projects may also apply in this category. The judges will discuss unbuilt projects in the context of proposed architecture and design, space planning, unit layouts and awareness of target demographic/market. This category is open to designs conceived or created in 2020. 

Criteria: Open to apartment properties that were renovated in 2020. If the project is repurposed from commercial or industrial to multifamily, please use the Adaptive Reuse category. 

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$275.00 - 325.00

Criteria: This category is open to any multifamily property that has created and maintained a unique website that appeals to their specific demographic of residents. Judges will look at site design, calls to action and user engagement, site optimization and lead conversion. Entries will be judged based on accomplishments in 2020.

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